Which home renovations are worth it to make?

With home renovations in Florida and Illinois in the spotlight, the list of jobs in the Sunshine State continues to grow.

Here’s a look at the top home renovation jobs for both states.


Home repair, construction, or demolition: Asheville, North Carolina, $70,000 to $100,000 per yearA local contractor will work with an architect, designer, or other specialist to build a home for $70K to $120K per year.

A home will be completed within five years.


Home maintenance, construction: West Palm Beach, Florida, $75,000-80,000 a yearHome maintenance, building, or restoration will be a part of the cost of a home renovation.

A homeowner may choose to do housework for free.

The homeowners can work on their own, or have the help of an expert.


Home renovation: Orlando, Florida; Fort Lauderdale, Florida: $60,000-$75,00 per yearAn experienced home maintenance professional will work to complete renovations to a home.

The home will need to be up to code, have electrical and plumbing issues, and be in good repair.

The job can also be done on a part-time basis.


Home remodeling: Orlando and Miami, Florida—$50,000 eachA home remodeling specialist will be hired to assist in a home remodel and will work on renovations for $50,00-$100,00.


Home restoration: Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Fla.—$75,0000 eachHome restoration specialists will be paid $75k to $150k for a home’s original condition, including plumbing, electrical, and plumbing problems.


Home entertainment: Orlando’s, Miami’s, and Fort Lauderdale’s—$60,800 to $80,800 per yearHome entertainment specialists will provide live entertainment to entertain guests.

A $60k-per-year salary is included.


Home medical: Orlando area—$40,000 for two yearsA home health care technician will work out of a private practice for a $40,0000-per year salary.


Home food service: Orlando or Miami—$20,000 salaryA home food service professional will do all of the work, including preparing food, cleaning, cooking, and serving the meal.

A large pay raise is included for all the professionals in this category.


Home security: Orlando—$15,000 yearlyThe home security professional will protect a home from burglary and other problems that would be a major drain on a home, such as fires.


Home health aide: Fort Wayne, Indiana—$10,000 annualHome health care technicians work as a team of 12 to 16 home health aides.

They work with clients and provide health care services.

This job is available only to those with a bachelor’s degree or higher.